Biographical Sketch of Larb Kelly

Larb Kelly, farmer, Sec. 2; P. O. Charleston; owns 300 acres. Mr. Kelly lived with his parents, engaging with his father in farming until 20 years of age. Mr. Kelly was married to Mary L. Sullivan about the year 1848; she was born in Coles Co., Ill., in 1830; died in 1858. The fruit of this marriage was two children Lura A. and Sarah E., deceased. He was then married to Sarah F. Sullivan, in 1860; she was born in Coles Co., Ill. The fruit of this marriage was six children -Susan, Elso J. and Larbia deceased, Mary M., Samuel V. and one infant. Mr. Kelly has held the office of School Director three years. Mr. J. Kelly, his father, was in the Black Hawk war. Mr. Kelly’s parents are natives of Kentucky, and Mrs. Kelly’s natives of Tennessee. Mr. Kelly is regarded as a public benefactor by all who know him. His farm is in excellent condition, well cultivated, with good buildings on same.



Chapman Brothers Portrait and biographical album of Coles County, Illinois Chicago: Chapman Brothers, 1887.

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